New lightning caused fires: It’s a hot, dry summer and the fire danger is extermely high in the Sierra. Several fires were spawned by last weeks thunderstorms and are now being actively monitored. Most of the fires are small; single tree strikes that amount to less than a tenth of an acre. The fires are […]
The National Park Service (NPS) has selected Yosemite Hospitality, LLC, a subsidiary of Aramark, to receive the new primary concession contract for providing visitor services in Yosemite National Park. The 15-year contract – the largest single concession contract in the NPS – is expected to begin on March 1, 2016, and will include overnight accommodations, […]
BASE jumpers Dean Potter and Graham Hunt died after attempting a wingsuit flight from Taft Point.
The cables to the summit of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park will be in place this Saturday, May 2 and available for hikers.
A CalFire Air tanker pilot was killed yesterday afternoon after his plane crashed while fighting the Dog Rock fire in Yosemite.
A 36-year-old rock climber from the northern Bay Area died Saturday from a fall while climbing Matthes Crest in Yosemite National Park.
Listen up if you’re headed into the park. Here’s some things you need to know.
A deal that may expand Yosemite by almost 800 acres making it the size of John Muir’s original proposal for the park has stalled due to opposition from local Congressman Tom McClintock.
The Tioga Road in Yosemite National Park will open for the season tomorrow, tomorrow, Friday, May 2, 2014, at noon for all vehicular traffic.